Call for applications in Asian Studies (China)
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, department of Asian studies, is calling for applications in modern and current China (20th-21st centuries, area of specialization open; open rank). The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2018.
Candidates should be specialists in modern and current China (20th-21st centuries). Area of specialization is open, with some preference for candidates whose expertise includes politics, economy, or foreign relations of modern and current China. Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's field(s) of specialization (at B.A. and M.A. degree levels), as well as introductory courses in current Chinese affairs, and supervision of MA and PhD students in these fields. Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered, combining with one of several departments and cognate areas of study in the Humanities.
The language of instruction at the Hebrew University is Hebrew, but candidates who do not possess a mastery of Hebrew will be given time to reach proficiency in Hebrew during the initial years of their appointment.
Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk and interview.
For more information, please contact Prof. Nissim Otmazgin email@example.com
More information on the department of Asian Studies can be found at http://en.asia.huji.ac.il